OCRTISOffice Central pour la Répression du Trafic Illicite des Stupéfiants (French: Central Office for the Repression of Illicit Traffic of Narcotics)
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The DEA and the OCRTIS shared intelligence was developed from a program which identifies orders for precursor chemicals placed from French companies for exportation outside of France.
Since October 2001, the DEA's Paris Country Office and OCRTIS have been working together on operations that have resulted in the seizure and/or dismantling of 29 operational, or soon-to-be-operational clandestine MDMA (Ecstasy) laboratories, the arrests of more than 51 individuals worldwide, and 19 lab seizures in the United States, two in France, three in Germany, two in Australia, and one each in Ireland, New Zealand and Spain.
According to the Chief of OCRTIS, the trend in the amount of illicit drugs transiting through Senegal continues to increase.